1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-4317 and ask for Melissa Cronin. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Melissa Cronin, LSW
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: vgp.williamscounty@gmail.com
NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
MAY 22 & 29
6-8:30 p.m.
BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Contact Melissa Cronin for more information or to sign up for the training.

 








 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

JANUARY
Thurs
Jan 8
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
Jan 12
12:30 Parkinson's Support Group at Bryan
Tue
Jan 13
Montpelier Evening Meal
Chicken Legs, Baked Potato, Green Bean Casserole,
Peppermint Ice Cream, Brownie
4:30 - 5:30
Mon
Jan 19
Martin Luther King Day
All Centers closed
No Home Delivery
Mon
Jan 26
9:30 Alzheimer's Support Group at Montpelier
 
FEBRUARY  
Thurs
Feb 12
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
Feb 16
President's Day
All Centers closed
No Home Delivery
Thurs
Feb 19
West Unity Evening Meal
Potato Soup, Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich, Cole Slaw, Jell-o w/bananas, juice
4:30 - 5:30
Mon
Feb 23
9:30 Alzheimer's Support Group at Montpelier
Mon
Feb 23
12:30 Parkinson's Support Group at Bryan
 

THERE WILL BE NO TAX HELP
AT ANY SENIOR CENTERS FOR 2014 TAXES

 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
JANUARY  
Mon Jan 5, 12
Wed Jan 28
10:00 - 12:00
Matter of Balance
Mon
Jan 26
Evening Out to China Garden
Wed
Jan 28
Speaker - Joyce Hess
Hanger Clinic
Diabetic Shoes
Thurs & Fri
Jan 29 & 30
GARAGE SALE
 
FEBRUARY  
Wed
Feb 4
Craft Day
Make Valentines Crafts For Nursing Home Residents
Thurs
Feb 12
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Fri
Feb 13
Wear Red for Cardiovascular Awareness
Mon
Feb 23
Dinner Night Out
Essen Haus
4:00
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
JANUARY  
Mon
Jan 5
Senior Night Out
Wed
Jan 21
Make your own sundae
Thurs
Jan 29
Super Bowl Party
 
FEBRUARY  
Mon
Feb 2
Senior Night Out & Lights
Tue
Feb 17
Mardi Gras
Wed
Feb 18
Make your own sundae
Tue
Feb 24
WCCT Dress Rehearsal
"Moonlight & Magnolias"
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER

JANUARY  
Tue
Jan 6
Dinner Out at Rita's
4:30
 
FEBRUARY  
Tue
Feb 3
Dinner out at Rogers Harvest House in Hamilton
Thurs
Feb 26
Peppermint Patty Day
 

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

JANUARY  
Fri
Jan 9
10:30
Hearing Aid Check & Cleaning
Wed
Jan 14
10:30
Shake, Rattle & Roll
with Linda from Evergreen
Thurs
Jan 15
12:30
Shopping & Night out in Angola
Tue
Jan 20
5:00
Pickin' & Grinnin' - Opdycke Gang
Wed
Jan 21
10:30 Four County Cosmetology and
Eat at Captain D's in Defiance
Mon
Jan 26
12:30
Open Meeting with Donna
Fri
Jan 30
10:30
Dottie Vollmar, Lutheran Social Services on Winter Blues
 
FEBRUARY  
Fri
Feb 13
10:30
Hearing Aid Check & Cleaning
Tue
Feb 17
6-8 Pickin' & Grinnin' - Opdycke Gang
Fri
Feb 27
10:30
Dottie Vollmar/Program
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

JANUARY
Wed
Jan 7
10:30
Director's Chat with Donna
Wed
Jan 14
10:30
Craft with Bees Knees (fee $20)
Mon
Jan 26
10:30
School Visiting
 
FEBRUARY  
Mon
Feb 2
10:30
High School Visiting
Wed
Feb 4
10:30
Directors Chat with Donna
Tue
Feb 10
10:30
Making Valentines for Students
Thurs
Feb 19
10:30
Elementary Visiting
 

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

JANUARY  
Wed
Jan 14
11:30
Dr Haggerty - Fall Preventions
Wed
Jan 28
11:45
Flu Prevention Program
 
FEBRUARY  
Tue
Feb 10
12:15
Make Valentines for our Library
 

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days - Mon - Jan 5 & 26; Feb 2, 23 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 &
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24
JANUARY  
Mon
Jan 12
Pajama Day
Wear your Favorite P.J's
Fri
Jan 23
10:30
AmeriCare
 
FEBRUARY  
Thurs
Feb 4
10:30
Blood Pressure Checks
Fri
Feb 13
Valentines Party
 

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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  NEWSLETTER 

January/February 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Donna Sprow at dsprow@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
e-mail dsprow@wmsco.org

 

 

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